Vox Media Podcast Network

Recode Decode

Kara Swisher, Silicon Valley’s most revered journalist, hosts candid interviews with tech execs, politicians, celebrities and more about their big ideas and how they’re changing our world. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Episodes
July 23, 2019 How Stitch Fix uses data to sell more clothes, and why CEO Katrina Lake hopes retail has a future
Stitch Fix founder and CEO Katrina Lake talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the future of fashion, how the company …
July 21, 2019 Rep. Adam Schiff on the Mueller investigation, deepfakes, and the dangers posed by Russia and China
Congressman Adam Schiff, who represents California’s 28th district and chairs the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about …
July 18, 2019 Why 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang doesn't want to break up Google
Entrepreneur and Venture for America founder Andrew Yang talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his campaign to be the Democratic …
July 16, 2019 Why Senator Michael Bennet believes he can win the presidency in 2020
Michael Bennet, the senior U.S. Senator from Colorado, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the intersection of social media and …
July 15, 2019 Mayor Pete Buttigieg on systemic racism, regulating tech, and the divided Democratic Party
Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his campaign for president of the …
July 11, 2019 Harley-Davidson CEO Matthew Levatich (Live at Code 2019)
Harley-Davidson president and CEO Matthew Levatich talks with Recode's Kara Swisher live onstage at the 2019 Code Conference. In this …
July 9, 2019 Writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner on Gwyneth Paltrow, "Fleishman Is in Trouble," and divorce in the age of Tinder
Writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her popular profiles of celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and her …
July 7, 2019 Journalist Carole Cadwalladr on Facebook, Brexit, and "techno-fascism"
Carole Cadwalladr, a reporter for the Guardian and Observer, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her investigations into the Cambridge …
July 4, 2019 Long-Term Stock Exchange founder Eric Ries (Live at Code 2019)
Eric Ries, the founder of the Long-Term Stock Exchange and author of The Lean Startup, talks with Vox.com's Ezra Klein …
July 3, 2019 "Russian Doll" star Natasha Lyonne and Netflix content VP Cindy Holland (Live at Code 2019)
Actor and producer Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll, Orange Is the New Black) and Netflix's vice president of original content Cindy …
June 30, 2019 Rockfeller Foundation president Raj Shah and Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon (Live at Code 2019)
In these interviews from the 2019 Code Conference, Rockfeller Foundation president Raj Shah and Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon talk …
June 27, 2019 Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian (Live at Code 2019)
Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and Jason Del Rey at the 2019 Code Conference. …
June 25, 2019 MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito on the problem with tech people who want to solve problems
Joichi "Joi" Ito, the director of the MIT Media Lab, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about engineers who over-simplify the …
June 23, 2019 Instagram's Adam Mosseri, Facebook's Andrew Bosworth, and former tech insiders on the outside (Live at Code 2019)
In these live interviews from the 2019 Code Conference, Casey Newton first talks to Instagram boss Adam Mosseri and Facebook's …
June 20, 2019 Fair Fight Action founder Stacey Abrams and CEO Lauren Groh-Wargo (Live at Code 2019)
Georgia politician Stacey Abrams and her former campaign manager Lauren Groh-Wargo, now the co-founders of Fair Fight Action, talk with …
June 18, 2019 RAICES immigration activists Jonathan Ryan and Erika Andiola (Live at Code 2019)
Jonathan Ryan and Erika Andiola, the CEO and chief advocacy officer at RAICES, talk with Vox.com's Ezra Klein at the …
June 16, 2019 Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy (Live at Code 2019)
Andy Jassy, the CEO of Amazon's cloud computing service AWS, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher at the 2019 Code Conference. …
June 13, 2019 Twitter's Vijaya Gadde and Kayvon Beykpour (Live at Code 2019)
Vijaya Gadde, who leads the legal and trust and safety teams at Twitter, and Periscope co-founder Kayvon Beykpour, who's now …
June 11, 2019 The Intercept's Mehdi Hasan on cowardly journalists, liberal racism, and impeaching Trump
Mehdi Hasan, a columnist at the Intercept and host of its weekly podcast Deconstructed, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher. In …
June 9, 2019 CNN's Jim Sciutto: "We're already in a war" with Russia and China
CNN's chief national security correspondent Jim Sciutto talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, The Shadow War: Inside …
June 4, 2019 Michele Madansky's new research into sexual harassment in the tech industry
Media market research consultant Michele Madansky talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about The Elephant in the Valley, her study into …
June 2, 2019 Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani on the real solutions to tech's diversity problems
Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the challenges facing women in the tech industry …
May 30, 2019 Susan Hockfield: The real answer to sustainable energy might be a virus-built battery
Former MIT president Susan Hockfield talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, The Age of Living Machines: How …
May 28, 2019 Investors Mark Cuban and Steve Case and talent agent Scooter Braun (Live)
In these live interviews recorded at the 2019 SALT Conference in Las Vegas, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to investors Mark …
May 26, 2019 DuckDuckGo CEO Gabe Weinberg on how Congress (and you) can fix online privacy
DuckDuckGo CEO Gabe Weinberg talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher in this live conversation recorded at Made By We in New …
May 23, 2019 Facebook’s former security boss Alex Stamos and Twitter co-founder Ev Williams (Live)
Alex Stamos, the former Chief Security Officer at Facebook, and Ev Williams, the co-founder of Twitter and CEO of Medium, …
May 21, 2019 Anand Giridharadas on the phony philanthropy of tech billionaires
Winners Take All author Anand Giridharadas talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher in this live conversation recorded at Made By We …
May 19, 2019 Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse on why big banks should get into cryptocurrencies
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about bringing legitimate financial institutions into the formerly-sketchy world of blockchain …
May 16, 2019 How “Good to Great” author Jim Collins helped Amazon rescue itself
Jim Collins, the author of business books such as Built to Last and Good to Great, talks with Recode's Kara …
May 14, 2019 Preet Bharara on the Mueller report, Constitutional crises and Twitter fatigue
Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and host of the podcast Stay Tuned …
May 12, 2019 Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on surveillance, AI ethics, and how to regulate tech
In this live conversation recorded at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, Recode's Kara Swisher talks with Ash Carter, the …
May 10, 2019 BONUS: Why Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wants the government to break it up
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his recent New York Times op-ed, "It's Time to Break …
May 9, 2019 Esther Wojcicki on how she raised the CEOs of YouTube and 23andMe
Author and journalism educator Esther Wojcicki, Silicon Valley’s “mother of dragons,” talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, …
May 7, 2019 Sam Harris on religion, politics, and making "enemies" online.
Writer and podcaster Sam Harris talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his views on Islam, social media, and President Trump. …
May 5, 2019 Tristan Harris says tech is "downgrading" humanity — but we can fix it
Tristan Harris, the co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the latest problem he …
May 2, 2019 Scott Galloway on love, Chipotle, and the other forms of happiness
NYU professor and Pivot co-host Scott Galloway talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, The Algebra of Happiness. …
April 30, 2019 How Mayor London Breed wants Big Tech to help fix San Francisco
San Francisco Mayor London Breed talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded at Manny's in the Mission …
April 28, 2019 Trash in space, diversity in STEM and artificial meat at TED 2019
Kara Swisher's executive producer, Erica Anderson, talks with four TED Fellows at the 2019 TED Conference in Vancouver. In this …
April 26, 2019 Journalist Julia Angwin on being fired from The Markup, investigating Facebook and data-based news
Julia Angwin, the former editor-in-chief of The Markup, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live podcast recorded in Washington, …
April 23, 2019 Why thinking about your death five times a day is good for you
WeCroak co-founder Hansa Bergwall talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his mobile app, which reminds users of death five times …
April 21, 2019 Why tech is "flunking" the diversity test
Venture capitalist and prominent activist Freada Kapor Klein, the founder of Kapor Capital, talks with Recode's Teddy Schleifer about diversity …
April 16, 2019 Ford CTO Ken Washington on self-driving cars, "creepy" AI and hovercrafts
Ford CTO Ken Washington talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about AI and autonomous vehicles in this live interview recorded at …
April 14, 2019 PBS CEO Paula Kerger on how to save public television from budget cuts
Paula Kerger, the president and CEO of PBS, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of public media as …
April 12, 2019 Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says tech immunity "could be in jeopardy."
U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about breaking up Big Tech, immigration, hate speech, …
April 9, 2019 "The Uninhabitable Earth" author David Wallace-Wells says tech is failing on climate change
Journalist David Wallace-Wells talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming. In this …
April 7, 2019 Meredith Whittaker and Kate Crawford: How AI could change your life
AI Now Institute founders Meredith Whittaker and Kate Crawford talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about artificial intelligence in this live …
April 2, 2019 Valerie Jarrett has some advice for Democrats running in 2020
Valerie Jarrett, who was a senior adviser to President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher …
March 31, 2019 Ashton Applewhite has a manifesto against ageism: "This Chair Rocks"
Writer and activist Ashton Applewhite talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against …
March 26, 2019 Today, Explained host Sean Rameswaram explains the future of podcasts
Today, Explained host Sean Rameswaram talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of daily news podcasts and the future …
March 24, 2019 Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton and Deeds Not Words founder Wendy Davis (live at SXSW)
Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton and Deeds Not Words founder Wendy Davis talk with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live …
March 22, 2019 dtx CEO Tim Armstrong and Poshmark CEO Manish Chandra (live at An Evening With Code Commerce)
In this episode, you'll hear two interviews from the latest edition of An Evening With Code Commerce in Las Vegas: …
March 19, 2019 Richard Walker: The dark side of prosperity in San Francisco
Historian and urbanist Richard Walker, a professor emeritus at UC Berkeley, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his latest book, …
March 17, 2019 Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition (Live at SXSW 2019)
European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in front of a live audience at South by …
March 15, 2019 Senator Amy Klobuchar, 2020 U.S. presidential candidate
Amy Klobuchar, the senior U.S. Senator from Minnesota who is running for the Democratic Party's nomination in the 2020 presidential …
March 12, 2019 Kathy Griffin on the notorious photo that changed her life
Comedian Kathy Griffin talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the notorious photo shoot that got her investigated by the Secret …
March 10, 2019 YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki on child safety, toxic comments and the Google walkout
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded at Lesbians Who Tech in San …
March 8, 2019 Hudson's Bay Company CEO Helena Foulkes on the future of retail stores
Hudson's Bay Company CEO Helena Foulkes talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded at An Evening With …
March 5, 2019 Laurene Powell Jobs: Trump's rhetoric is "out of a dictator's playbook"
Laurene Powell Jobs, the founder of the Emerson Collective, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about journalism, VR, and activism. In …
March 3, 2019 Chamath Palihapitiya: People in Silicon Valley are deeply unhappy
Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Teddy Schleifer about an “identity crisis” that pitted his …
March 1, 2019 News Media Alliance CEO David Chavern on the challenges facing the news business
David Chavern, the president and CEO of the nonprofit News Media Alliance, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about advocating on …
Feb. 26, 2019 Lora Haddock: Innovative sex toys aren't a joke
Lora DiCarlo CEO Lora Haddock talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the process of designing an innovative new sex toy …
Feb. 24, 2019 The history and future of "net art" with Rhizome artistic director Michael Connor
Michael Connor, the artistic director of the digital art community Rhizome, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the group's museum …
Feb. 19, 2019 Shoshana Zuboff: Surveillance capitalism is eroding democracy
Harvard Business School professor emerita Shoshana Zuboff talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, The Age of Surveillance …
Feb. 17, 2019 IAC chairman Barry Diller: "Hollywood is now irrelevant"
Barry Diller, the chairman of IAC and the Expedia Group, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of the …
Feb. 12, 2019 Center for Democracy and Technology CEO Nuala O'Connor on reforming Big Tech
Nuala O'Connor, the CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the group …
Feb. 10, 2019 Why "Zucked" author Roger McNamee turned against Facebook
Elevation Partners founding partner Roger McNamee talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, Zucked: Waking Up to the …
Feb. 5, 2019 “The Mastermind” author Evan Ratliff on how tech enabled a drug kingpin
Journalist and Pop-Up Magazine co-founder Evan Ratliff talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, The Mastermind: Drugs, Empire, …
Feb. 3, 2019 Spencer Stuart executive recruiter James Citrin on how to find great CEOs
James Citrin, the head of Spencer Stuart CEO Practice, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about placing top executives at companies …
Jan. 29, 2019 Early AOL exec Jean Case explains how to "Be Fearless"
Case Foundation CEO Jean Case, who was an early marketing and communications executive at AOL, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher …
Jan. 27, 2019 "The Job" author Ellen Shell on the increasingly automated future of work
Boston University professor Ellen Shell talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, The Job: Work and Its Future …
Jan. 25, 2019 Attorney Laura Wasser on making a "TurboTax for divorce"
Divorce attorney Laura Wasser talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about starting It's Over Easy, an online platform to help people …
Jan. 22, 2019 Basecamp CEO Jason Fried on overfunded startups and stressful workplaces
Basecamp CEO Jason Fried talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his most recent book, It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy …
Jan. 20, 2019 Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford on farmer-entrepreneurs, "agritech" and Rep. Steve King
Land O’Lakes CEO Beth Ford talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about running a modern dairy and food company, which is …
Jan. 18, 2019 EFF boss Cindy Cohn and McSweeney's editor Claire Boyle on digital privacy and "the end of trust"
Cindy Cohn, the executive director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Claire Boyle, the managing editor of McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, …
Jan. 15, 2019 Glossier CEO Emily Weiss on the "art and science" of the beauty business
In this live interview from the 92nd Street Y in New York City, Glossier founder and CEO Emily Weiss talks …
Jan. 13, 2019 CNN.com editor in chief Meredith Artley on digital media and earning the public's trust
CNN.com editor in chief Meredith Artley talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about overseeing some of the most popular news sites …
Jan. 11, 2019 99designs CEO Patrick Llewellyn on digitizing creativity
99designs CEO Patrick Llewellyn talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about leading a design startup based in Australia. In this episode: …
Jan. 8, 2019 DoorDash CEO Tony Xu and COO Christopher Payne on the future of delivery
Tony Xu, the CEO and co-founder of DoorDash, and Christopher Payne, the COO, talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about how …
Jan. 6, 2019 Serial Box CEO Molly Barton wants to change how you read
Molly Barton, the CEO and co-founder of serialized reading app Serial Box, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about trying to …
Jan. 4, 2019 Keith Rabois on innovation, Trump and Saudi Arabia
Khosla Ventures partner Keith Rabois talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the current startup and venture capital landscape, the Trump …
Dec. 25, 2018 How Imgur avoids the ugliness of social media
Imgur CEO Alan Schaaf talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about starting the image-sharing site and moderating its content. In this …
Dec. 23, 2018 What's next for Amazon's Alexa? Maybe buying stuff for you automatically.
Bret Kinsella, the editor of the voice technology blog Voicebot.ai, talks with Recode’s Rani Molla about the future of virtual …
Dec. 18, 2018 Four magic words for entrepreneurs: ‘Do your fucking job.’
Scott Belsky, a venture partner at Benchmark and the chief product officer at Adobe, talks with Recode's Teddy Schleifer about …
Dec. 16, 2018 Why salad chain Sweetgreen thinks like a tech company
Jonathan Neman, the co-founder of fast food salad chain Sweetgreen, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the company's techie side …
Dec. 14, 2018 How Peter Jackson’s team made WWI footage look new
Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson talks about his new film, a World War I documentary with sound and color called "They …
Dec. 11, 2018 Ezra Klein and Kara Swisher on the future of journalism
Vox.com founder and editor-at-large Ezra Klein talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the press, social media and President Trump in …
Dec. 9, 2018 Why it's OK to be analog in a digital world
Framebridge CEO Susan Tynan talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about starting and running the online framing startup. In this episode: …
Dec. 7, 2018 Should Mark Zuckerberg fire himself?
Sam Altman, the president of YCombinator and co-chairman of OpenAI, joins Recode's Kara Swisher for this live interview at Manny's …
Dec. 5, 2018 NBC's Chuck Todd, Andrea Mitchell and Hallie Jackson (Live)
In this live interview recorded in Washington, D.C., Recode's Kara Swisher talks with three NBC and MSNBC journalists — Chuck …
Dec. 2, 2018 Facebook and Google are “the enemies of independent thought”
The Atlantic national correspondent Franklin Foer talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his book, "World Without Mind: The Existential Threat …
Nov. 27, 2018 Silicon Valley loves to break the rules. Is that a good thing?
University of Maryland professor and cultural psychologist Michele Gelfand talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "Rule Makers, …
Nov. 25, 2018 How disinformation poisoned a ‘Facebook nation’
Rappler co-founder Maria Ressa talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about doing investigative journalism in the Philippines, where social media has …
Nov. 20, 2018 After 20,000 workers walked out, Google said it got the message. The workers disagree.
Six of the organizers of the Nov. 1 Google walkouts — Erica Anderson, Claire Stapleton, Meredith Whittaker, Stephanie Parker, Cecelia …
Nov. 18, 2018 Should the First Amendment apply to Facebook?
Jameel Jaffer, the executive director of Columbia University's Knight First Amendment Institute, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about free speech …
Nov. 13, 2018 Why nonprofits should think more like tech companies
Stanford lecturer Kathleen Kelly Janus talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her book, "Social Startup Success: How the Best Nonprofits …
Nov. 11, 2018 Sally Yates: Donald Trump is trying to corrupt the Justice Department
Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in front of a live audience at the AllRaise …
Nov. 6, 2018 The ‘bad ideas’ that broke American capitalism
Washington Post economics columnist Steven Pearlstein talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "Can American Capitalism Survive?: Why …
Nov. 4, 2018 Why the New York Times won’t sell itself to a billionaire
A.G. Sulzberger, the publisher of the New York Times, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in front of a live audience …
Nov. 2, 2018 Elon Musk on Tesla’s crazy year, dying on Mars and taking Saudi money
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about Tesla's turbulent 2018, when SpaceX will send its …
Oct. 28, 2018 'The Fixer' author Bradley Tusk
Tusk Ventures CEO Bradley Tusk returns to Recode Decode to talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "The …
Oct. 19, 2018 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki
23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded at the Rock Health Summit in …
Oct. 16, 2018 Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
Eric Garcetti, the twice-elected mayor of Los Angeles, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about politics in the city and California …
Oct. 14, 2018 AnchorFree CEO David Gorodyansky
AnchorFree CEO David Gorodyansky talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the company's VPN app Hotspot Shield has led it …
Oct. 12, 2018 2U CEO Chip Paucek
2U CEO Chip Paucek talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the future of online college education. Learn more about your …
Oct. 9, 2018 Former Cisco CEO John Chambers
John Chambers, the former chairman and CEO of Cisco, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the future of startups and …
Oct. 5, 2018 Rep. Ro Khanna explains his internet bill of rights
Congressman Ro Khanna returns to Recode Decode to talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about his proposal for an "internet bill …
Oct. 2, 2018 'Winners Take All' author Anand Giridharadas
Author and journalist Anand Giridharadas talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest book, "Winners Take All: The Elite Charade …
Sept. 26, 2018 Jawbone Health CEO Hosain Rahman
Jawbone co-founder Hosain Rahman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the company's next act: A medical subscripton service called Jawbone …
Sept. 18, 2018 'Swiped' director Nancy Jo Sales
Journalist and author Nancy Jo Sales talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new HBO documentary, "Swiped: Hooking Up in …
Sept. 16, 2018 'AI Superpowers' author Kai-Fu Lee
Kai-Fu Lee, the CEO of Sinovation Ventures and former president of Google China, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his …
Sept. 4, 2018 Slack chief product officer April Underwood
April Underwood, the chief product officer at workplace collaboration platform Slack, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her career, diversity …
Aug. 28, 2018 'Temp' author Louis Hyman
Louis Hyman, an economic historian and professor at Cornell University, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and Rani Molla about his …
Aug. 26, 2018 Maker Faire founder Dale Dougherty and Make Magazine editor Mike Senese
Two of the godfathers of the maker movement — Maker Faire founder Dale Dougherty and Make Magazine editor in chief …
Aug. 24, 2018 Haystack founder Semil Shah
Haystack founder and Lightspeed Ventures venture partner Semil Shah talks with Recode's Teddy Schleifer about breaking into the VC world …
Aug. 14, 2018 Glassdoor CEO Robert Hohman
Robert Hohman, the co-founder and CEO of company-reviewing site Glassdoor, talks about how the company has evolved since its early …
July 29, 2018 'General Magic' directors Sarah Kerruish and Matt Maude
Sarah Kerruish and Matt Maude talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their new documentary, "General Magic," which tells the story …
July 27, 2018 'The Billionaire Raj' author James Crabtree
Journalist James Crabtree talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India's New …
July 24, 2018 WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg
Matt Mullenweg, the co-founder of WordPress, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the blogging platform has evolved in the …
July 22, 2018 'Valley of Genius' author Adam Fisher
Writer Adam Fisher talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new oral history, 'Valley of Genius: The Uncensored History of …
July 18, 2018 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: The Kara Swisher interview
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about a litany of issues, including the Cambridge Analytica scandal and …
July 1, 2018 Matt Cutts: Why more tech workers should come to D.C.
Matt Cutts, the acting administrator of the U.S. Digital Service, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about how his team is …
June 17, 2018 Michael Barbaro, host of the New York Times podcast The Daily (Live)
Michael Barbaro, who hosts the hit podcast The Daily for the New York Times, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in …
June 10, 2018 U.S. Senator Mark Warner (Live at Code 2018)
Mark Warner, the senior United States Senator from Virginia, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka at the 2018 …
June 1, 2018 Snap CEO Evan Spiegel (Live at Code 2018)
Evan Spiegel, the co-founder and CEO of Snapchat maker Snap, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher at the 2018 Code Conference. …
May 22, 2018 How to succeed in tech: Be lucky and ruthless
Author Corey Pein talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, “Live Work Work Work Die: A Journey Into …
May 20, 2018 John Carreyrou on lies and 'Bad Blood' at Theranos
Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "Bad Blood: Secrets and …
May 15, 2018 Michael Pollan: LSD and other psychedelics inspired some of Silicon Valley’s greatest inventions
Journalist and author Michael Pollan talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, “How to Change Your Mind: What …
May 13, 2018 John Doerr: How to run your company like Bill Gates or Bono
John Doerr, the chairman of the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and …
May 11, 2018 How 'Microtrends' affect everything, from marriage to Trump
Former political strategist and pollster Mark Penn talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "Microtrends Squared: The New …
May 8, 2018 Tech execs are ‘weenies,’ Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario says
Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about why her company is suing President Donald Trump, and why …
May 1, 2018 Ronan Farrow on ‘War on Peace,’ Harvey Weinstein and winning a Pulitzer
Investigative journalist Ronan Farrow talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, “War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy …
April 27, 2018 New York Times tech columnist Farhad Manjoo explains the 'Frightful Five'
Farhad Manjoo, a technology columnist for the New York Times, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in front of a live …
April 17, 2018 The ‘invisible startups’ of LA Tech (Mark Suster, managing partner, Upfront Ventures)
Upfront Ventures Managing Partner Mark Suster talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about leading the oldest and largest venture capital firm …
April 1, 2018 Former White House advisor Valerie Jarrett: Trump won. What now?
Valerie Jarrett, a former senior advisor to President Obama, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher at South by Southwest 2018. Jarrett …
March 20, 2018 Therapist Esther Perel: Tinder and Instagram are 'crippling' our relationships
Sex and relationship therapist Esther Perel, the host of the podcast "Where Should We Begin?", talks with Recode's Kara Swisher …
March 4, 2018 Is 'Uber meets Harvard' the future of learning?
GLG President and CEO Alexander Saint-Amand talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about running a learning platform for investors and business …
Feb. 27, 2018 Why Katie Couric left Yahoo
Journalist Katie Couric and Recode’s Kara Swisher talk about their careers in journalism, as well as social media, job automation, …
Feb. 25, 2018 Can an alt-weekly newspaper survive in 2018?
Entrepreneur and investor Mark Ein talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his recent purchase of the Washington City Paper, an …
Feb. 16, 2018 HuffPost editor in chief Lydia Polgreen (Live at Code Media 2018)
Lydia Polgreen, the editor in chief of HuffPost — the website formerly known as The Huffington Post — talks with …
Jan. 28, 2018 Social media can't surprise us anymore (Chuck Todd, moderator, 'Meet the Press')
NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how he's evolving what it means to be …
Jan. 16, 2018 Where’s the money in online comedy? (Gregg Spiridellis, CEO, JibJab)
JibJab CEO Gregg Spiridellis talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Chorus CEO Dick Costolo about how the company has adapted …
Jan. 9, 2018 I quit Google to be a comedian (Sarah Cooper, author, "100 Tricks To Appear Smart in Meetings”)
Comedian Sarah Cooper talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Chorus CEO Dick Costolo about why she left a career in …
Jan. 7, 2018 How to fix your company's culture (Patty McCord, author, "Powerful")
Patty McCord, the former chief talent officer at Netflix and author of that company's famous "culture deck," talks with Recode's …
Dec. 17, 2017 Silicon Valley is threatening democracy (Noam Cohen, author, 'The Know-It-Alls')
Author and former New York Times columnist Noam Cohen talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "The Know-It-Alls: …
Dec. 12, 2017 The future of the audio industry (Andrew Mason, CEO, Descript)
Andrew Mason, the founder and former CEO of Groupon, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and The Verge’s Casey Newton about …
Dec. 5, 2017 Elon Musk was once like you (Daniel Gross, partner, Y Combinator)
Y Combinator Partner Daniel Gross talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and The Verge's Casey Newton about why he returned to …
Nov. 5, 2017 A 'magical formula' for better decision-making (Ray Dalio, author, 'Principles: Life and Work')
Ray Dalio, the founder of the world's largest hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new …
Oct. 29, 2017 Why I'm not afraid of Amazon (David Rosenblatt, CEO, 1stdibs)
1stdibs CEO David Rosenblatt explains how his company, a marketplace for rare luxury products, made the transition from an advertising …
Oct. 8, 2017 Why Shonda Rhimes left ABC for Netflix (Live)
ShondaLand CEO Shonda Rhimes, the TV producer behind hits like "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away With Murder," …
Oct. 1, 2017 “Free speech” is cheap (Ellen Pao, author, “Reset”)
Investor Ellen Pao talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about her new book, “Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change,” …
Sept. 17, 2017 Why one investor is 'cringing' at tech IPOs (Maha Ibrahim, general partner, Canaan)
Maha Ibrahim, a general partner at Canaan Partners, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her more than 17 years in …
Sept. 3, 2017 The race for self-driving cars is on (Chris Urmson, CEO, Aurora)
Chris Urmson, the CEO of Aurora and former CTO of self-driving cars at Google, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about …
Aug. 27, 2017 Venture capital is headed for a ‘huge, rude awakening' (Chamath Palihapitiya, CEO, Social Capital)
Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the future of capitalism and investing, which he says …
Aug. 20, 2017 The future of tech jobs in coal country
Recode’s Kara Swisher heads to Louisville, Ky., to talk about the future of work with a panel of local-minded techies: …
Aug. 13, 2017 Lyft will always have human drivers (Taggart Matthiesen, director of product, Lyft)
Lyft Director of Product Taggart Matthiesen talks with Recode’s Johana Bhuiyan about the ride-hailing company’s push into self-driving cars. Matthiesen …
July 25, 2017 How Uber is trying to fix itself (Frances Frei, SVP of leadership and strategy, Uber)
Live onstage: Uber SVP Frances Frei talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the future of the beleaguered ride-hailing company. Frei …
July 16, 2017 How humans and AI can work together (Tolga Kurtoglu, CEO, PARC)
PARC CEO Tolga Kurtoglu talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about leading the iconic Silicon Valley research and development firm, formerly …
June 11, 2017 Google is God, Facebook is love and Amazon will be worth $1 trillion (Scott Galloway, founder, L2)
L2 founder and New York University professor Scott Galloway talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the biggest companies in …
May 7, 2017 Sheryl Sandberg on setbacks, grief and 'Option B'
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "Option B," which she wrote after the …
April 30, 2017 How 'Dear Evan Hansen' brought social media to Broadway
Stacey Mindich and Steven Levenson, the producer and book writer of "Dear Evan Hansen," talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about …
April 3, 2017 Don’t have anything nice to say? Say it! (Kim Malone Scott, author, ‘Radical Candor’)
"Radical Candor" author and CEO coach Kim Malone Scott talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how to be a better …
March 5, 2017 How to beat Amazon (Ron Johnson, CEO, Enjoy)
Enjoy CEO Ron Johnson talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his long career in commerce, including 15 years at Target, …
Feb. 19, 2017 Uber's looming 'existential crisis' (Brad Stone, author, 'The Upstarts’)
Bloomberg Tech journalist Brad Stone talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest book, "The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and …
Jan. 29, 2017 How you get addicted to apps (Tristan Harris, founder, Time Well Spent)
Time Well Spent founder Tristan Harris talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the persuasive techniques and tricks used by companies …
Jan. 22, 2017 Social media makes us miserable (Tim Ferriss, author, "Tools of Titans")
"The 4-Hour Workweek" and "Tools of Titans" author Tim Ferriss talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his newest book, which …
Jan. 8, 2017 You don't need to own all your clothes (Jennifer Hyman, CEO, Rent the Runway)
Rent the Runway CEO and co-founder Jennifer Hyman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and Jason Del Rey about her 50-year …
Jan. 1, 2017 Doctors should think like mechanics (Othman Laraki, CEO, Color)
Color Genomics co-founder and CEO Othman Laraki talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why we're on the verge of a …
Dec. 27, 2016 Can social media bring us together again after ripping us apart? (Orkut Büyükkökten, Founder, Hello)
Social networking pioneer Orkut Büyükkökten talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the eponymous social site, Orkut, which he built inside …
Dec. 11, 2016 Reddit CEO Steve Huffman: A 'toxic minority' ruins social media for everyone
Reddit CEO and co-founder Steve Huffman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why he covertly edited the posts of some …
Nov. 20, 2016 Satirizing Silicon Valley: 'I wanted to hit a nerve,' says Sunil Rajaraman
The Bold Italic CEO Sunil Rajaraman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about "This Is Your Life in Silicon Valley," a …
Oct. 30, 2016 Foursquare wants to make 'Her' a reality (Dennis Crowley and Jeff Glueck, co-founder and CEO, Foursquare)
Foursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley and CEO Jeff Glueck talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the location intelligence company is …
Oct. 25, 2016 How Time Warner ruined AOL (Ted Leonsis, Founder, Revolution Growth)
Revolution Growth founder and partner Ted Leonsis talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about being a longtime executive at AOL and …
Oct. 23, 2016 'Mr. Robot' creator Sam Esmail: Hackers are more interesting than hacking
"Mr. Robot" creator Sam Esmail talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his hit TV show, whose star Rami Malek recently …
Oct. 11, 2016 'Iron Man' director Jon Favreau on pushing virtual reality to the limit
Jon Favreau, the actor and director known for films such as "Swingers," "Iron Man" and "The Jungle Book," talks with …
Oct. 9, 2016 'The Late Late Show' host James Corden hates 'the cloud'
James Corden, host of "The Late Late Show" on CBS and viral video star, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about …
March 27, 2016 Wall Street Doesn't 'Get' Online Lending ... Yet. (Renaud Laplanche, CEO, Lending Club)
Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche talks with Kara Swisher about the benefits of online financial services in a world that …
March 13, 2016 You Can Be Hacked From Anywhere (Orion Hindawi, CEO, Tanium)
Tanium CEO Orion Hindawi talks with Re/code's Arik Hesseldahl about why it's easier than ever for hackers to strike at …
March 6, 2016 Ash Carter, United States Secretary of Defense
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter talks with Kara Swisher about his efforts to unite the Pentagon and Silicon Valley …
Feb. 14, 2016 Hadi Partovi, CEO, Code.org
Code.org CEO Hadi Partovi talks with Kara Swisher about how he discovered his love for programming, and how Steve Jobs' …
Feb. 10, 2016 Andrew Jarecki, "The Jinx" Director
Andrew Jarecki joins Peter Kafka to talk about the success of true-crime documentary series such as "Making a Murderer," "Serial" …
Feb. 3, 2016 Chet Kanojia, Starry CEO
Starry CEO Chet Kanojia, formerly the founder and CEO of Aereo, is back with another startup aimed at taking on …
Jan. 27, 2016 Nick Denton, Gawker Media Founder, and Jason Epstein, Investor
Gawker Media founder Nick Denton and new board member Jason Epstein, who just bought a minority share of the company, …
Jan. 24, 2016 John Zimmer, Lyft President
Lyft President John Zimmer sits down with Kara Swisher to talk about the company's transition from ridesharing to autonomous cars, …
Jan. 20, 2016 Shani Hilton, BuzzFeed Executive Editor of News
BuzzFeed’s Executive Editor of News Shani Hilton talks with Peter Kafka about how she rose to a leadership role within …
Jan. 14, 2016 Chris Altchek, Mic CEO
Mic CEO Chris Altchek talks with Peter Kafka about building a news site for millennials and why such a thing …
Jan. 7, 2016 Albert Wenger, Union Square Ventures Partner
Union Square Ventures partner Albert Wenger talks with Peter Kafka about being an investor at a time of bubble anxiety …
Nov. 10, 2015 Aaron Levie, Box CEO; Android vs. iOS
Box CEO Aaron Levie talks with Kara Swisher about the next wave of enterprise companies and why having $80,000 is …
July 8, 2015 Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield, Apple Music
Kara Swisher interviews Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield, Lauren Goode talks about Apple Music and more. Learn more about your ad …